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  • Creepshow 2

    Titans of terror George A. Romero and Stephen King deliver yet another selection of blood-curdling tales in Creepshow 2, the follow-up to the 1982 horror classic. In "Old Chief Wood'nhead", a group of young hoodlums face retribution from an unlikely source after looting a local hardware store. Me...

  • Society

    IT IS A MATTER OF GOOD BREEDING. REALLY. After producing Stuart Gordon’s hit Re-Animator, Brian Yuzna (Bride of Re-Animator, Return of the Living Dead III) turned his hand to directing with 1989’s Society, and gave birth to one of the ickiest, most original body horror shockers of all time. Teena...

  • Edge of the Axe

    From cult Spanish filmmaker José Ramón Larraz (Vampyres, Symptoms) comes this long-neglected late 80s slasher classic, finally unleashed for the first time ever! The rural community of Paddock County is being rocked by the crazed exploits of an axe-wielding psychopath, who stalks the night in a b...

  • Bride of Re-Animator

    The success of Stuart Gordon’s hit horror-comedy Re-Animator meant that a sequel was all but inevitable. The resulting follow-up, Bride of Re-Animator – this time helmed by director Brian Yuzna (Society, Return of the Living Dead III) – would prove that there was a good deal more life (and death)...

  • Return of the Killer Tomatoes

    Ten years on from the Great Tomato War, mankind lives in fear of another uprising by the waxy red menace. Meanwhile, Professor Gangreen -played with gusto by the great John Astin from TV's The Addams Family- sets out to pursue his own evil ends by creating a burgeoning army of tomato militia men.

  • The Stuff

    Are you eating it...or is it eating you? The Stuff is the new dessert taking supermarket shelves by storm. It's delicious, low in calories and - better still - doesn't stain the family carpet... What's not to like?! Well, for a start it has a life of its own, and we're not talking friendly live b...

  • Basket Case

    Duane Bradley seems like a pretty ordinary guy. His formerly conjoined twin Belial, on the other hand, is a deformed creature who lives in a wicker basket. Arriving in the Big Apple and taking up a room at a seedy hotel, the pair set about hunting down and butchering the surgeons responsible for ...

  • White Fire

    Robert Ginty (The Exterminator) and Belinda Mayne (Krull) play Bo and Inga, brother and sister jewel thieves who target the legendary 'White Fire' diamond — a priceless rock so hot it actually burns those who try to lay their hands on it! When tragedy strikes, Bo undertakes an outrageous plan inv...

  • Children of the Corn

    1984 • United States • Directed by Fritz Kiersch

    A young couple travelling cross-country find themselves stranded in the small town of Gatlin, where they meet a mysterious religious cult of children. With no adults in sight the terror brews as the new arrivals find the secrets of the prospering ...

  • Microwave Massacre

    They came for dinner...to find they were it!! Microwave Massacre Jackie Vernon as Donald, a disgruntled construction worker whose wife's predilection for haute cuisine drives him to cannibalism. One night, he bludgeons his better half to death with a pepper grinder in a drunken rage. Thinking on ...

  • The Mutilator

    Although the slasher film was in decline by the mid-1980s, there were still some grisly delights to be had… and they don’t come much grislier than writer-director Buddy Cooper’s sickening stalk-and-slash classic The Mutilator! When Ed receives a message from his father asking him to go and lock u...

  • Deadbeat At Dawn

    Written by, directed by and starring Van Bebber, Deadbeat follows the story of Goose - a gang leader whose girlfriend is brutally slaughtered when he attempts to leave the thug life behind. Pulled back into the gang, who've now formed an uneasy alliance with the thugs that butchered his girl, Goo...

  • Tetsuo - The Iron Man

    A strange man known only as the "metal fetishist", who seems to have an insane compulsion to stick scrap metal into his body, is hit and possibly killed by a Japanese "salaryman", out for a drive with his girlfriend. The salaryman then notices that he is being slowly overtaken by some kind of dis...

  • Contamination

    Starring Italian horror veteran Ian McCulloch (Lucio Fulci's Zombie), Contamination, from director Luigi Cozzi (Starcrash, Hercules) is one of the brightest stars in the firmament of early '80s Italian splatter. A cargo ship drifts up the Hudson River. Its crew: all dead, their bodies horribly mu...

  • Scared Stiff

    TV star Mary Page Keller ('Pretty Little Liars') appears alongside Andrew Stevens ('10 to Midnight', 'The Fury') as a couple terrorised by an age-old curse in this much-underrated late-80s offering from director Richard Friedman. Keller plays Kate Christopher, a singer who moves into an old colon...

  • Blood Rage

    What do you get if you combine Thanksgiving, American TV star Louise Lasser (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), killer 80s synths and some of the most gruesome special effects in all of slasher history courtesy of Ed French (Terminator 2)? Why, it’s Blood Rage, of course! Twins Todd and Terry seem like...

  • Mausoleum

    1983 · United States · Directed by Michael Dugan

    A 10 year-old girl, mourning the death of her mother, becomes possessed by a demon, who has been preying on her female ancestors for centuries. Years later, the demon starts to take over her, mentally and physically.

  • Blood Tide

    Terror strikes in paradise as Academy Award-winning actors James Earl Jones, José Ferrer and Lila Kedrova star in this thrilling tale of sea monsters and sacrificial virgins, from the people that brought you the notoriously gruesome Island of Death! When treasure hunter Frye (James Earl Jones) ac...

  • Bloodstone

    A man of action who can fight with the best of them and a cab driver who would give the Transporter a run for his money, pair up to save a young girl from the clutches of an evil criminal magnate in the exciting adventure thrill-ride 'Bloodstone!' The Bloodstone, a priceless stolen ruby, accident...

  • Bloody Birthday

    The Bad Seed' meets 'Halloween' in this deliciously twisted early '80s slasher offering directed by Ed Hunt ('The Brain') and starring the always loveable Lori Lethin ('Return to Horror High', 'The Prey'). Debbie, Curtis and Steven may seem cute as buttons but their angelic facade conceals the wi...

  • Distant Voices, Still Lives

    Winner of the International Critics' Prize at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival, Terence Davies' feature debut heralded one of Britain's finest filmmaking talents. Loosely based on the director's own family and upbringing, Distant Voices, Still Lives presents an evocative account of working-class lif...

  • Slaughterhouse

    1987 · United States · Directed by Rick Roessler

    The owner of a slaughterhouse facing foreclosure instructs his obese and mentally disabled son to go on a killing spree against the people who want to buy his property.

  • Doom Asylum

    When a group of horny teens wind up on the grounds of a creepy abandoned asylum, they think they've found the perfect place to party. Little do they know that inside the building's crumbling walls lurks a freakishly deformed maniac, driven to madness by the tragic loss of his fiancée in a car acc...

  • Dream Demon

    A young bride-to-be's anxieties over her upcoming wedding take on a horrifying, demonic form in this underseen 1988 'rubber reality' shocker from director/co-writer Harley Cokeliss ('Black Moon Rising'), starring Timothy Spall and Jemma Redgrave. As her marriage to decorated war hero Oliver draws...